You have to wonder what they were thinking. Economic Freedom Fighter MP’s Andile Mngxitama and Khanyisile Litchfield-Tshabalala called a press conference at the Cape Sun for noon on Thursday, in order to address their schism with leadership. It descended into a brawl, and then a chase through the streets of Cape Town, where red-kneed German tourists encountered red-shirted Fighters in one of the more incongruous moments in the city’s history. By RICHARD POPLAK.
Andile Mngxitama’s political naiveteacute can be charming. Occasionally, however, it can be dangerous. Thursday afternoon belongs to the latter category. Mngxitama, along with Fighter Khanyisile Litchfield-Tshabalala, gathered reporters in the Cape Sun for a noon press conference, which would address the issue of why he won’t be yelling “Pay Back the Money” at the State of the Nation Address. Or alternatively, depending on whom you believe, he was going to tell us what he saw in a cache of material ex-gangster-turned-self-help guru-Gayton Mackenzie has apparently been keeping on Malema. If the latter was indeed true, how Mngxitama believed his press conference was going to be successfuleaceful is a mystery that will take a lifetime to unravel.
Julius Malema doesn’t like this sort of thing.
Regardless, the faithful…
Source : Daily Maverick